Published Papers

 

PUBLISHED PAPERS 2016

Ndetei et al. Providing Sustainable Mental and Neurological Health Care in Ghana and Kenya:  Workshop Summary. National Academy of Sciences 2016. Available at http://www.nap.edu/21793
Nga’ng’a JG., Ndetei DM., Kuria MW. Prevalence of Burnout among Accountants; a Case Study of the University of Nairobi. The International Journal Of Humanities & Social Studies 2016 ; Vol40, Issues 1 pp.340-345
Musyimi, C. W., Mutiso, V. N., Nandoya, E. S., & Ndetei, D. M. (2016). Forming a joint dialogue among faith healers, traditional healers and formal health workers in mental health in a Kenyan setting: towards common grounds. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 12(4). doi:10.1186/s13002-015-0075-6.
Ndetei, D., Mutiso, V., Musyimi, C., Mokaya, A., Anderson, K., McKenzie, K., & Musau, A. (2016). The prevalence of mental disorders among upper primary school children in Kenya. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 2016; 51(1), 63–
 

PUBLISHED PAPERS 2015

Mendenhall, E. Omondi GB, Bosire E, Isaiah  G, Musau A, Ndetei D,  Mutiso V. Stress, diabetes, and infection: Syndemic suffering at an urban Kenyan hospital. Soc Sci Med 2015; 146 : 11-20
Aggarwal N., Lam P., Lam E., Castillo E., Weiss MD., Diaz E., Alarcon RD., Rohlof H., Ndetei DM., Gaxiola SA., Bassir K., Deshpande S., Groen S., Kirmayer, Paralikar V., Westermeyer J., Santos F., Dienstmaier JV., Anez L., Nicasio AV., Fernandez RL.,  How Do Clinicians Prefer Cultural Competence Training? Findings from the DSM-5 Cultural Formulation Interview Field Trial. Academic Psychiatry
Ndetei DM., Mutiso V., Maraj A., Anderson KK., Musyimi C., Kwame M. Stigmatizing attitudes toward mental illness among primary School children in Kenya   Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol (2015) .  DOI 10.1007/s00127-015-1090-6
Bäärnhielm S., Ndetei DM.,  Rohlof H., Misiani KM., Mutiso V.,  Musa AM., Mwangi M., Deshpande SN.  Application of the Cultural Formulation Interview in International Setting. DSM-5 Handbook on the Cultural Formulation Interview (2015) 237 – 251.
 

PUBLISHED PAPERS 2014

Elijah Marangu, Natisha Sands, John Rolley, David Ndetei, Fethi Mansouri

Mental healthcare in Kenya: Exploring optimal conditions for capacity building. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine; Vol 6, No 1 (2014), 5 pages. doi: 10.4102/phcfm.v6i1.682

Widmann M.,  Warsame AH., Mikulica1 J., Beust J., Mohamud-Isse M., Ndetei D.,’Absi M, Odenwald MG.  Khatuse PTSD and psychotic symptoms among Somali refugees in Nairobi – A pilot study.  30 June 2014. Frontiers in Public Health http://www.frontiersin.org/Public_Health

Ndetei DM, Gatonga P., The Challenges Of Human Resources In Low And Middle Income Countries (LMICS). Essentials of Global Mental – Cambridge University Press 2014: pg 117-125. ISBN 978-1-10702232-4 Hardback

Mutiso V., Gatonga P., Ndetei DM., Gafna T., Mbwayo A, Khasakhala L, Collaboration between Traditional and Western Practitioners. Essentials of Global Mental – Cambridge University Press 2014: pg 135 -143. ISBN 978-1-10702232-4 Hardback
Kokonya DA., Kuria WM., Ong’echa FA., Mburu JM., Ndetei DM. Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Defilement: Case Report. Open Journal of Psychiatry, 2014, Published Online.  July 2014 in SciRes. http://www.scirp.org/journal/ojpsych
Daar AS., Jacobs M, Wall S, Groenewald J, Eaton J, Patel V, Santos P, Kagee A, Gevers A, Sunkel C, Andrews G, Daniels I, Ndetei DM. Declaration on mental health in Africa: moving to implementation. Global Health Action 2014 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Harder, V.S., Mutiso, V.N., Khasakhala, L.I., Burke, H.M., Rettew, D.C., Ivanova, M.Y., & Ndetei, D.M. Emotional and Behavioral Problems among Impoverished Kenyan Youth: Factor Structure and Sex-Differences. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment: DOI 10.1007/s10862-014-9419-0  Published online 21 March 2014
Menil V., Ndetei DM., Waruguru M., Knapp M., McDaid D., A hidden face of community mental health care in Africa: Specialist care from private providers in Kenya.  Letter to the Editor: World Psychiatry 13:1 – February 2014.  PP.100

Owoso A., Ndetei DM., Mbwayo AW., Mutiso VN., Khasakhala LI., Mamah D. Validation of a modified version of the PRIME screen for psychosis-risk symptoms in a non-clinical Kenyan youth sample. Comprehensive Psychiatry 55 (2014) 380-387

Ochodo C., Ndetei DM. Moturi WN. Otieno JO.  External Built Residential Environment Characteristics that Affect Mental Health of Adults.  Journal of Urban Health. 28.01.2014,   http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11524-013-9852-5
Johnson K., Scott J., Sasyniuk T., Ndetei DM., Kisielewski M., Rouhani R., Bartels S., Mutiso V., Mbwayo A., Rae D., Lawry L. A National Population-Based Assessment of 2007–2008 Election-Related Violence in Kenya. Conflict and Health 2014, 8:2 doi:10.1186/1752-1505-8-2
PUBLISHED PAPERS 2013
OWOSO A, Ndetei DM., Mbwayo AW, Mutiso VN., Khasakhala L., Mamah D. Validation of a modified version of the PRIME screen for psychosis-risk symptoms in a non-clinical Kenyan youth sample. Compr Psychiatry. 2013 Oct 19. pii: S0010-440X(13)00289-7. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2013.10.004.
Mamah D., Striley CW., Ndetei DM., Mbwayo AW., Mutiso VN., Khasakhala LI., Cottler LB.,  Knowledge of psychiatric terms and concepts among Kenyan youth: Analysis of focus group discussions Transcultural Psychiatry 2013; 50(4) 515–531
Ndetei DM., Ngumi ZW., Mutiso VN., Musyimi CW., Kamau LW., Factors That Influence The Choice Of Psychiatry As A Career By Medical Students At The School Of Medicine, College Of Health Sciences, University Of Nairobi. International Review of Psychiatry, August 2013; 25(4): 406–412
Aillon JL, Ndetei DM, Khasakhala L, Ngari WN, Achola HO, Akinyi S, Ribero S. Prevalence, types and comorbidity of mental disorders in a Kenyan primary health centre. Prevalence, types and comorbidity of mental disorders in a Kenyan primary health centre. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology: 2013 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print] DOI 10.1007/s00127-013-0755-2
Khasakhala LI., Ndetei DM., Mathai M., Harder V., Major depressive disorder in a Kenyan youth sample: relationship with parenting behavior and parental psychiatric disorders. Ann Gen Psychiatry. 2013; 12: 15. Published online 2013 May 10. doi:  10.1186/1744-859X-12-15
Khasakhala LI., Ndetei DM., Mathai M., Suicidal behaviour among youths associated with psychopathology in both parents and youths attending outpatient psychiatric clinic in Kenya Ann Gen Psychiatry. 2013; 12: 13. Published online 2013 April 27. doi:  10.1186/1744-859X-12-13
Ndetei DM.  Mental health in Kenya – actual and potential roles of traditional and faith healers. Commonwealth Health Partnerships 2013: pp. 67-68  http://www.commonwealthhealth.org/ebook/CHP13_ebook/#/1/
Susan K. Muriungia, David M. Ndetei, Joseph Karanja and Cyrus W. Matheka

Alcohol and substance abuse risk among students at the Kenya Medical Training College. Mental Health and Substance Use, 2013  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17523281.2013.804862

Ndetei, D.M.; Khasakhala, L.; Meneghini, L.; Aillon, J.L.;  The relationship between schizoaffective, schizophrenic and mood disorders in patients admitted at Mathari Psychiatric Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya. African Journal of Psychiatry, 2013Vol 16, Issue 2, Mar, Pages: 110-117
Mbwayo. A.W.; Ndetei, D.M.; Mutiso, V.; Khasakhala, L.I.;   Traditional healers and provision of mental health services in cosmopolitan informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya African Journal of Psychiatry, 2013; Vol 16, Issue 2, Mar, Pages: 134-140.
Daniel Mamah,  Akinkunle Owoso,  Anne W. Mbwayo, Victoria N. Mutiso, Susan K. Muriungi, Lincoln I. Khasakhala, Deanna M. Barch, David M. Ndetei.  Classes of Psychotic Experiences in Kenyan Children and Adolescents Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. Published online 13 December 2012
Ndetei DM, Muriungi SK, Owoso A, Mutiso VN, Mbwayo AW, Khasakhala LI, Barch DM, Mamah D. Prevalence and characteristics of psychotic-like experiences in Kenyan youth. Psychiatry Res. 2012 Apr 30;196 (2-3):235-42. Epub 2012 Mar 27
Ndetei DM. Emerging Opportunities For Mental Health Research In Africa Afr J Psychiatry 2012;15:157
Ndetei DM. About Tolani Asuni – A Personal Touch All The Way From West To East Africa Afr J Psychiatry 2012;15:153
Achenbach TM, Ndetei DM. Clinical models for child and adolescent behavioral, emotional, and social problems. In Rey JM (ed), IACAPAP e-Textbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Geneva: International Association for Child and

Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions 2012.

Khasakhala L Ndetei DM, Mutiso V, Mbwayo A., Mathai M., The Prevalence Of Depression Among Adolescents In Nairobi Public Secondary Schools: Association With Perceived Maladaptive Parenting Behaviour. African Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 15, Issue 2, Mar 2012 pp. 106-113
Ndetei DM., Mbwayo AW . Anne Mbwayo, Mutiso V.,   Khasakhala LI., Noncommercial Alcohol in Kenya – A case study form Kibwezi and Kangemi. Global actions on Harmful Drinking: Noncommercial Alcohol 2012 www.global-action.org
Harder VS., Mutiso VN., Khasakhala LI., Burke HM., Ndetei DM., Multiple Traumas, Postelection Violence and Posttraumatic Stress Among Impoverished Kenyan Youth. Journal of Traumatic Stress February 2012, 25, 64-70
David M. Ndetei, Patrick Gatonga, (2011),”Improving access to mental health care in Kenya”, Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care, Vol. 4 Iss: 3 pp. 97 – 102

Permanent link to this document: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17570981111249239

Daniel Mamaha, Anne Mbwayo, Victoria Mutiso, Deanna M. Barch,

John N. Constantino, Thelma Nsofor, Lincoln Khasakhala, David M. Ndetei, A survey of psychosis risk symptoms in Kenya. Comprehesive Psychiatry  YCOMP-50826; No of Pages 9

Hauli KA., Ndetei DM., Jande MB., Kabangila R. The Prevalence of Substance Use among Psychiatric Patients at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza Tanzania. Journal of  Substance Abuse, 2011;  32:1–4
Ndetei, D.M.; Khasakhala, L.I.; Mutiso, V.; Mbwayo, A.W.; Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) of mental illness among staff in general medical facilities in Kenya: practice and policy implications. African Journal of Psychiatry, 2011; 14: 225-235
David Ndetei, Lincoln Khasakhala, Anne Mbwayo and Victoria Mutiso. Epidemiological Patterns of Anxiety Disorders in Kenya: Pages 35-48. Anxiety and Related Disorders – Edited by Agnes Szirmai.  INTECHWEB.ORG  2011:  ISBN 978-953-307-254-8
Khasakhala L., Sorsdahl KR., Harder VS., Williams DR., Stein DJ., Ndetei DM. Lifetime mental disorders and suicidal behaviour in south Africa Afr J Psychiatry 2011;14:134-139
Marc De Hert, Dan Cohen, Julio Bobes, Marcelo Cetkovich-Bakmas, Stefan Leucht, David M. Ndetei, John W. Newcomer, Richard Uwakwe, Itsuo Asai, Hans-Jurgen Möller, Shiv Gautam, Johan Detraux, Christoph U. Correll.   Physical illness in patients with severe mental disorders. II. Barriers to care, monitoring and treatment guidelines, plus recommendations at the system and individual level. World Psychiatry 2011;10:138-151
Tyrer P, Crawford M, Mulder R; Blashfield R, Fossati A, Kim Y, Koldobsky N, Ndetei D, Swales M. on behalf of the ICD-11 Working Group for the Revision of Classification of Personality Disorders (2011). Reclassifying personality disorders. Lancet, (2011)377, 1814-1815.
Marc De Hert, Christoph U. Correll, Julio Bobes, Marcelo Cetkovich-Bakmas, Dan Cohen, Itsuo Asai, Johan Detraux, Shiv Gautam, Hans-Jurgen Möller, David M. Ndetei, John W. Newcomer, Richard Uwakwe, Stefan Leucht. Physical illness in patients with severe mental disorders. 1. Prevalence, impact of medications and disparities in health care. World Psychiatry 2011;10:52-77
Ndetei DM., Mental Health Challenges and prospects in Kenya. Quarterly newsletter, African International Division, Royal College of Psychiatrists: Newsletter Volume  5, Issue 1, April 2011
Ndetei DM., A Report On Arab Federation Of Psychiatrists Held In Khartoum, On 8-10 December 2010.  Quarterly newsletter, African International Division, Royal College of Psychiatrists: newsletter; Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2010
V. Harder, V. Mutiso, L. Khasakhala, M. Ivanova, H. Burke, D. Ndetei, Prevalence of behavioral and emotional problems among Kenyan youth from an urban slum. Comprehensive Psychiatry, Volume 51, Issue 6, November-December 2010, Page e5, ISSN 0010-440X, DOI: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2010.06.027
Ndetei DM, Mathai M, Khasakhala L, Mutiso V, Mbwayo A.,University Medical Education In Kenya: The Challenges. Medical Teacher. 2010; 32(10):Pages 812-815
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala LI, Mutiso V, Ongecha-Owuor FA, Kokonya DA. Drug Use in a Rural Secondary School in Kenya. Journal of Substance Abuse, 1547-0164, Volume 31, Issue 3, 2010, Pages 170 – 173
Ngui EM., Khasakhala l., Ndetei DM., Roberts L. Mental Disorders, Health Inequalities and Ethics: A Global Perspective.  Int Rev Psychiatry 2010;22(3):235-44. Also available at PubMed Central. http://www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2935265
Ndetei DM. Tele-Psychiatry between Nairobi and Somalia. Quarterly newsletter, African International Division, Royal College of Psychiatrists: newsletter Volume 3, Issue 5, page 12-13
Ndetei DM, Mbwayo Another side of African Psychiatry in the 21st Century – chaining as containment Afr J Psychiatry 2010;13:3-5
Ndetei DM. Post Graduate Training in Psychiatry, Department Of Psychiatry, University Of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia . Quarterly newsletter, African International Division, Royal College of Psychiatrists: newsletter. Volume 3, Issue 3, page 13 October 2009 Afr J Psychiatry 2010;13:13-17
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala L, Mutiso V, Mbwayo A. Suicidality and Depression Among Adult Patients Admitted In General Medical facilities in Kenya. Annals of General Psychiatry 2010, 9:7 Available online at http://www.annals-general-psychiatry.com/content/9/1/7
Ndetei DM, Psychiatry And The Psychiatrist Have A Great Future. World Psychiatry 2010;9:39-40  
Tyrer P.,  Mulder R., Crawford M., Howes GN.,  Simonsen E., Ndetei DM., Koldobsky N., Fossati A., Mbatia J.,  Barrett B., Personality disorder: a new global perspective. World Psychiatry 2010;9:56-60
Ndetei DM. Dental Complications Of Chewing Khat – A Case Report. Substance Abuse Journal, Volume 31 Issue 1, 74, January 2010
Othieno CJ, Gakinya B, Omar A, Ndetei DM. The relationship between substance abuse, nicotine use and positive and negative symptoms in schizophrenic patients at Mathari hospital, Nairobi, Kenya. African Journal of Drug and Alcohol Studies 2007; 6 (1): 54-63.
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala LI, Ongecha FA, Mutiso V, Kokonya DA. Outcome of a working diagnosis of “psychosis” in relation to DSM-IV diagnostic criteria in a Kenyan in-patient cohort at Mathari hospital, Nairobi. African Health Sciences 2007; 7 (3): 197-201
Ndetei DM. Traditional Healers in East Africa. International Psychiatry 2007; 4 (4): 85-6.
Ndetei DM. Ethical oversight of multinational collaborative research: lessons from Africa for building capacity and for policy. Research Ethics Review 2007; 3 (3): 84-6.
Ndetei DM, Ongecha FA, Mutiso V, Kuria M, Khasakhala LI, Kokonya DA. The challenges of human resources in mental health in Kenya. South Afr Psychiatry Rev 2007; 10:33-6.
Ndetei DM. Psychiatry and Spirituality in Contemporary times. South Afr J Psychiatry 2007; 13 (3): 112.
Ndetei DM, Ongecha FA, Khasakhala L, Syanda J, Mutiso V, Othieno CJ, Odhiambo G, Kokonya DA. Bullying in public secondary schools in Nairobi, Kenya. J Child Adol Mental Health 2007; 19 (1), 45-55.
Ndetei DM, Ongecha FA, Khasakhala L, Mutiso V, Othieno CJ, Syanda J, Odhiambo G, Kokonya DA. Traumatic Experiences of Kenyan Secondary School Students. J Child Adol Mental Health 2007; 19 (12): 147-55.
Mareko GM, Othieno CJ, Kuria MW, Kiarie JN, Ndetei DM. Body Dysmorphic Disorder: a case report. East African Medical Journal 2007; 84 (9): 363-6.
Kanyanya IM, Othieno CJ, Ndetei DM. Psychiatric morbidity among male sex offenders at Kamiti Prison, Kenya. East African Medical Journal 2007; 84 (4): 151-5.
Ndetei DM et al Baseline Study: The Mental Health Situation in Kangemi informal settlement Nairobi-Kenya.  May 2007. http://www.basicneeds.org.uk    
Ndetei DM, Mbwayo A, Khasakhala L, Mutiso V., The Somali Experience: Have Mental Health Workers Forgotten The Country? Quarterly newsletter, African International Division, Royal College of Psychiatrists: newsletter. Volume 3, Issue 4, page 3-4 Dec 2009
Ndetei DM and Kuria MW. Psychosis – An African Perspective. Forthcoming in ‘Emmanuel Akyeampong, Arthur Kleinman and Allan Hill, eds., Culture,
Mental Illness and Psychiatric Practice in Africa (Bloomington: Indiana
University Press, 2009).’
Ndetei DM, Pizzo M, Khasakhala LI, Maru HM, Mutiso VN, Ongecha FA, Omar A, Kokonya DA. Perceived economic and behavioural effects of the mentally ill on their relatives in Kenya: a case study of the Mathari Hospital. Volume 12, Issue 4,  Afr J Psychiatry 2009;12:293-299
Ndetei DM, Omar A, Mutiso VN, Ongecha FA, Kokonya DA. Profiles of referrals to a psychiatric service: a descriptive study of survivors of the Nairobi US Embassy terrorist bomb blast. Volume 12, Issue 4,  Afr J Psychiatry 2009;12:280-283
Ndetei DM. A report on a training workshop for the prisons Department, Kenya.  Quarterly newsletter, African International Division, Royal College of Psychiatrists: newsletter. Volume 3, Issue 2, Afr J Psychiatry 2009;12:192-198
Ndetei DM, Post Graduate Training In Psychiatry, Department Of Psychiatry, University Of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.  Quarterly newsletter, African International Division, Royal College of Psychiatrists: newsletter. Volume 3, Issue 3, page 2 Oct. 2009
Ndetei DM, Khasakhalsa L, Mutiso V, Mbwayo A.  Recognition of Depression in Children in General Hospital Based Paediatric Units in Kenya – Practice and Policy Implications. Annals of General Psychiatry 2009, 8:25 Available online at http://www.annals-general-psychiatry.com/content/8/1/25
Iipinge S, Dambisya YM, Loewenson R, Chimbari M, Ndetei D, Munga M, Sibandze S, Lugina H (2009) Policies and incentives for health worker retention in east and southern Africa: Learning from country research. University of Namibia, Training and Research Support Centre, University of Limpopo, EQUINET, ECSA-HC, EQUINET Discussion Paper 78 EQUINET: Harare.
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala LI, Pizzo M, Mutiso V, Ongecha-Owuor FA, Kokonya DA. A Cross-Sectional Study of Co-Occurring Suicidal and Psychotic Symptoms in Inpatients at Mathari Psychiatric Hospital, Nairobi Kenya. The Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 2009;11;3:110-114
Ndetei, DM; Khasakhala, L; Omolo, JO (2009) Discussion Paper 62: Incentives for health worker retention in Kenya: An assessment of current practice www.equinetafrica.org/bibl/docs/DIS62HRndetei.pdf
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala LI, Ongecha-Owuor FA, Kuria MW, Mutiso V, Kokonya DA. Prevalence of Substance Abuse Among Patients in General Medical Facilities in Kenya. Journal of Substance Abuse 2009, 30 (1), 182-190
Ndetei DM, Jenkins R. The Implementation of mental health information system in developing countries: Challenges and Opportunities. Epidemiologia e Psichiatria Sociale 2009; 18(1): 12-16
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala LI, Mutiso V, Ongecha-Owuor FA, Kokonya DA. Patterns of Drug Abuse in Public Secondary Schools in Kenya. Substance Abuse 2009, 30 (1), 69-78
Ndetei DM, Mutiso V, Ongecha-Owuor FA, Kokonya DA, Khasakhala LI. Psychosocial and Health Aspects of Drug Use by Students in Public Secondary Schools in Nairobi, Kenya, Substance Abuse 2009, 30 (1), 61-68
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala L, Kuria M, Mutiso V, Ongecha FA, Kokonya D, The Prevalence of Mental Disorders in Adults in Different Level General Medical Facilities in Kenya: A Cross-Sectional Study. Annals of General Psychiatry 2009, 8:1. Available online at http://www.annals-general-psychiatry.com/content/8/1/1
Ndetei DM, Mulindi M.  Samaritans in Kenya- free services for people with suicidal behaviour/symptoms in Kenya.  Board of International Affairs Pan-African Division – African International Division, Royal College of Psychiatrists: Quarterly newsletter, 2008; 2 (4): 24. From:  Afr J Psychiatry 2009;12:23-26
Ndetei DM, Seedat S, Syanda J, Ongecha-Owuor FA, Kokonya DA, Khasakhala LI, Mutiso VN. Psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children (MASC) amongst Nairobi public secondary school children, Kenya. Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health 2008, 20 (2) : 101–109
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala L, Ongecha FA, Kokonya D, Mutiso V, Kuria M, Odhiambo G, Akanga S. A Study of Drug Use in Five Urban Centres in Kenya. African Journal of Drug and Alcohol Studies, 2008; 7 (1): 17-26
Ndetei DM, Kuria MW, Khasakhala L, Maru HM, Mutiso V, Mwangi J. Substance Abuse and Psychiatric Co-morbidities: A Case Study of Patients at Mathari Psychiatric Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya. African Journal of Drug and Alcohol Studies, 2008; 7 (1): 53-58
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala LI, Kingori J, Oginga A, Raja S.  The Complementary Role of Traditional and Faith Healers and Potential Liaisons with Western-Style Mental Health Services in Kenya.  Available online at

www.utsouthwestern.edu/psychiatryandfreedom

Ndetei DM. Retention or Migration of Mental Health Workers – Psychiatrists in Kenya. Global Social Policy 2008, 8 (3): 311-313.
Ndetei DM. ‘Non-Commercial Alcohol in sub-Saharan Africa – Which Way Now?’  Third Issue of ‘International Center for Alcohol Policies’ (ICAP) Reviews, October 2008; 15-16
Ndetei DM, Gulbinat W. Responding to the Challenges of Providing Research-Based Evidence for Mental Health Policy in Africa. Quarterly Journal of Mental Health 2008, 1, (4) 3-5.  ISSN Number: 1741-8933
Ndetei DM. Early intervention in psychosis: Concepts, evidence and perspectives. World Psychiatry 2008, 7, (3) 164-165
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala LI, Maru H, Pizzo M, Mutiso V, Ongecha-Owuor FA, Kokonya DA. Clinical Epidemiology in Patients Admitted at Mathari Psychiatric Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology 2008; 43(9):736-742
Thuo J, Ndetei DM, Maru H, Kuria M. The Prevalence of Personality Disorders in a Kenyan Inpatient Sample. Journal of Personality Disorders 2008; 22 (2): 217-220.
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala L, Nyabola L, Ongecha-Owuor F, Seedat S, Mutiso V, Kokonya D, Odhiambo G. The prevalence of anxiety and depression symptoms and syndromes in Kenyan adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health 2008; 20 (1): 33-51
Ndetei DM, Pizzo M, Maru H, Ongecha FA, Khasakhala LI, Mutiso V, Kokonya DA. Burnout in Staff Working at the Mathari Psychiatric Hospital. African Journal of Psychiatry 2008, 11: 199-203
Ndetei DM, Ongecha FA, Khasakhala LI, Maru H, Mutiso V, Kokonya DA. Obsessive-Compulsive (OC) Symptoms in Psychiatric In-patients at Mathari Hospital, Kenya. African Journal of Psychiatry 2008, 11: 182-186
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala L, Oginga A (2008). Traditional and Faith Healers’ Practices in Kangemi Informal Settlement, Nairobi, Kenya. Africa Mental Health Foundation and BasicNeeds UK in Kenya: Nairobi.
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala L, Omolo JO (2008) ‘Incentives for health worker retention in Kenya: An assessment of current practice,’ EQUINET Discussion Paper Series 62. EQUINET with African Mental Health Foundation, University of Namibia, Training and Research Support Centre, University of Limpopo and ECSA-Regional Health Community, EQUINET: Harare. Available online at: http://www.equinetafrica.org/bibl/docs/DIS62HRndetei.pdf
Gulbinat W, Amaddeo F,  Ito H, Medina-Mora E, Mubbashar M, Ndetei D, & Plovnick R. Statistics and Information Systems. Background Paper from the Statistics and Information Systems Conference Expert Group (CEG) for the Conference on Public Health Aspects of Diagnosis and Classification. Version 31 May 2008
Olugbile O, Njenga F, Kigozi F, Ndetei D. Board of International Affairs Pan-African Division, Quarterly newsletter, African International Division, Royal College of Psychiatrists: newsletter. African Journal of Psychiatry 2008, 11: 169-175.
Olugbile O, Zabow T, Ndetei DM, Adewuya AO. Board of International Affairs Pan-African Division, Quarterly newsletter, African International Division, Royal College of Psychiatrists: newsletter. African Journal of Psychiatry 2008, 11 (2): 103-107. Notes: Previously published as the South African Psychiatry Review until Volume 10, Issue 2, May 2007, ISSN 18117805. First volume of the African Journal of Psychiatry published as Volume 10, Issue 3, Aug 2007, ISSN 19948220.
Syengo-Mutisya CM, Kathuku DM, Ndetei DM. Psychiatric morbidity among sexually abused children and adolescents. East Africa Medical Journal 2008, 85 (2): 85-91
Ndetei DM. Criminalization or decriminalization of cannabis – “which way now?” Current Opinion in Psychiatry 2008, 21:127-130
Ndetei DM, Khasakhala LI, Ongecha FA, Kuria M, Mutiso V, Syanda J, Kokonya DA. Attitudes Toward Psychiatry: A survey of medical students at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Academic Psychiatry 2008; 32:154-159
Ndetei DM. Sharing Mental Health Research Resources in Africa – the Place of All Inclusive Consortia. African Journal of Psychiatry 2008; 11: 1-3.
Ndetei DM. Mental Health Care Programmes in Kenya: Challenges and Opportunities. International Psychiatry 2008; 5 (2): 31-2.
Maru HM, Ndetei DM, Amayo EO, Kaka ZA. Agenesis of the corpus callosum with associated inter-hemispheric cyst and right frontal pachygyria presenting with psychiatric symptoms in a Kenyan. South African Psychiatry Review 2006; 9: 229-30.
Pfefferbaum B, North CS, Doughty DE, Pfefferbaum RL, Dumont CE, Pynoos RS, Gurwitch OH, Ndetei DM. Trauma, Grief And Depression In Nairobi Children After The 1998 Bombing Of The American Embassy. Death Studies 2006, 30: 561–77.
Ndetei DM, Ongecha FA, Malow RM, Onyancha J, Mutiso V, Kokonya D, Khasakhala L, Odhiambo G, Rosenberg R. Next Priorities for International in Kenya: Results from Cohort study of Drug Use, HIV and HCV Patterns in Five Urban Areas. International Psychology Reporter 2006; 10 (1): 16-9.
Ndetei DM, et al. Beyond the scars: A medical history of the 1998 Nairobi Bombing of the American Embassy. In: Mwangi S, editor. Paediatrics psychological Assessment. Nairobi: The African Medical Research Foundation/USAID Kenya, 2006.
Ndetei, DM, Kasina R, Kathuku DM. Psychological Response to the Bombing of the America Embassy in Nairobi. In: Reyes G. and Jacobs G, editors. Handbook of Interventional Disaster Psychiatry. 2nd ed. London: Praeger Perspectives; 2006. p. 103-24.
Pfefferbaum B, North CS, Doughty DE, Pfefferbaum RL, Dumont CE, Pynoos RS, Gurwitch RH, Ndetei DM. Trauma, grief and depression in Nairobi children after the 1998 bombing of the American Embassy. Death Studies 2006; 30 (6): 561-77. PMID: 16773776 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM, Othieno CJ, Mutiso V, Ongecha FA, Kokonya DA, Omar A, Gakinya B, Mwangi J. Psychometric properties of an African symptoms check list scale: the Ndetei-Othieno-Kathuku scale. East Afr Med J 2006; 83(5):280-7. PMID: 16866223 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Cruz ME, Jenkins R, Ndetei MD, Silberberg D. Epilepsy: the treatment gap in developing countries. Presentation made at Forum 9; 2005 Sept 12-16; Mumbai, India. 2005.
Atwoli L, Kathuku DM, Ndetei DM. Post traumatic stress disorder among Mau Mau concentration camp survivors in Kenya. East Afr Med J 2006; 83 (7): 352-9 PMID: 17089494 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE].
Ndetei DM, Rono RC, Mwangi SW, Ototo B, Alaro J, Esakwa M, Mwangi J, Kamau A, Othieno CJ, Mutiso V. Psychological effects of the Nairobi US embassy bomb blast on pregnant women and their children. World Psychiatry 2005; 4 (1):50-2.
Ndetei DM, Othieno CJ, Gakinya B, Ndumbu A, Omar A, Kokonya DA, Ongecha FA, Mutiso V, Oketch V, Mwangi J.Traumatic grief in Kenyan bereaved parents following the Kyanguli School fire tragedy. World Psychiatry 2004;3 (1):50-3.
Ndetei DM, Karim S, Mubbashar M. Recruitment of Consultant psychiatrists from low- and middle-income countries. International Psychiatry 2004; 6: 15-8.
Ongecha-Owuor FA, Kathuku DM, Othieno CJ, Ndetei DM. Post traumatic stress disorder among motor vehicle accident survivors attending the orthopaedic and trauma clinic at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi. East Afr Med J 2004; 81 (7):362-6. PMID: 15490709 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Dech H, Ndetei DM, Machleidt W. Social Change, Globalization and Transcultural Psychiatry – Some Considerations from a study on women and depression. Psychiatria Neurological Japonica Annus 2003; 105 (1): 17-27.
Maru HM, Kathuku DM, Ndetei DM. Substance use among children and young persons appearing in the Nairobi Juvenile Court, Kenya. East Afr Med J 2003; 80 (11): 598-602. PMID: 15248681 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM. The Kyanguli Secondary School Fire Tragedy, 25/26 March 2001 Machakos-Kenya – Mental Health and psychosocial Response and Lessons Learnt. Nairobi: University of Nairobi; 2002.
Ndetei DM (2001) Inaugural Lecture, University of Nairobi. The Walk Towards the Promise. A view of Mental Health in Global, Kenyan and individual perspectives.
Othieno C J, Obondo AA, Kathuku DM, Ndetei DM. Patterns of substance used among Kenya street children. Southern African Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health 2001; 12 (2): 154-60.
Othieno CJ, Kathuku DM, Ndetei DM. Substance use in outpatients attending rural and urban health centres in Kenya. East Afr Med J 2000; 77 (11): 592-5.
Ndetei DM, Kokonya DA, Ongecha FA, Mutiso V. Information, Needs, Resources and Analysis (INRA) for Drug Abuse in Kenya 2001. Nairobi: United Nations Office for Drug and Crime (UNODC); 2001.
Ndetei DM. The Nairobi Bomb Blast The Psychological Complications and our options.  The Nairobi Hospital Proceedings (1999) Vol.  3:13-19
Ndetei DM Psychotrauma issues amongst refugees in Daadab, North Eastern Kenya. Nairobi: Care International in Kenya; 1999.
Sebit MB, Siziya S, Ndetei DM, Sande GM. Study of psychiatric consequences of closed head injury at the Kenyatta National Hospital. East Afr Med J 1998; 75 (6): 332-5. PMID: 9803614 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE
Ndetei DM, Kathuku DM, Othieno CJ et al. Final report on economic politico-social aspects of illicit drug trades i n Kenya: A United Nations Drug Control Programme Study. Nairobi: University of Nairobi; 1998.
Sanderman S, Dech H, Othieno CJ, Kathuku DM, Ndetei DM. NOK-African-Depression-Scale: Die Generierung einer kulturspezifischen Symptomskala zur Depressionsmessung in Afrika (NOK-African depression scale: the generation of a culture-specific symptom scale for depression measurement in Africa). Curare – Zeitschrift für Ethnomedizin und transkulturelle Psychiatrie / Journal of Medical Anthropology and Transcultural Psychiatry 1996; 19 (2).
Dech H, Ndetei DM, Richter P, Kathuku DM,Sandermann S, Othieno C, Mundt CH. Symptomatology of Depression – Results from a Kenyan Population. 10th. World Congress of Psychiatry, S. 172, Madrid (A) – 1996
Dech H, Richter P, Sanderman S, Othieno CJ, Kathuku DM, Ndetei DM, Mundt C. Transcultural research on depression – study concept and preliminary results vortrag. World Psychiatric Association – Regional symposium, Prague Czech Slovak Psychiatric Supplement 1995.
Ndetei DM, Mburu JM, Kathuku DM, Kangethe R, Owino SO, Hagengimana Psychotrauma Training of Trauma in Rwanda. University of Nairobi and United Nations Development Fund for Women; 1995.
Maj M, Janssen R, Starace F, Zaudig M, Satz P, Sughondhabirom B, Luabeya MA, Riedel R, Ndetei MD, Calil HM, et al.WHO Neuropsychiatric AIDS study, cross-sectional phase I. Study design and psychiatric findings. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1994; 51 (1): 39-49. PMID: 8279928 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Maj M, Satz P, Janssen R, Zaudig M, Starace F, D’Elia L, Sughondhabirom B, Mussa M, Naber D, Ndetei MD, et al. WHO Neuropsychiatric AIDS study, cross-sectional phase II. Neuropsychological and neurological findings.Arch Gen Psychiatry 1994; 51 (1): 51-61. PMID: 8279929 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Maj M, Janssen R, Satz P, Zaudig M, Starace F, Boor D, Sughondhabirom B, Bing EG, Luabeya MK, Ndetei MD, et al. The World Health Organization’s cross-cultural study on neuropsychiatric aspects of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1). Preparation and pilot phase. Br J Psychiatry 1991; 159: 351-6. PMID: 1958945 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM. Psychiatric phenomenology across countries: constitutional, cultural, or environmental? Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl 1988; 344: 33-44.
Ndetei DM, Muli FM. Some social-psychological characteristics of criminal homicide in Kenya. East Afr Med J 1987; 64 (1): 17-30. PMID: 1958945 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] – 1991
Ndetei DM. Mental health care. East Afr Med J 1987; 64 (2): 93-4. PMID: 3622347 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM. The association and implications of anxiety and depression in university medical and paramedical students in Kenya. East Afr Med J 1987; 64 (3): 214-26. PMID: 3311703 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM. Paranoid disorder–environmental, cultural or constitutional phenomenon? Acta Psychiatr Scand 1986; 74 (1).
Ndetei DM, Wazome EG. Experiences from a marital-sex therapy clinic in Nairobi. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1986; 74 (5): 479-84. PMID: 3812009 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM, Vadher A. Content of grandiose phenomenology across cultures. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1985; 72 (1): 38-9. PMID: 3812009 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] – 1986
Ndetei DM, Vadher A. Cross-cultural study of religious phenomenology in psychiatric in-patients. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1985; 72 (1): 59-62. PMID: 4036658 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM. Mental Health at Primary Care level. In: Popp J, editor. Rural Health Practice. Nairobi: AMREF; 1985.
Ndetei DM. The Psychological Aspects of the Mental Health of Children in the Family Context.  In: Muchai VW, editor. Kenya Law Reform Commission on the Law as it relates to the child. Nairobi: Kenya Government Printer; 1985.
Ndetei DM. Klinefelter’s syndrome in Kenyan patients. Br J Psychiatry 1984; 144: 215. PMID: 6704614 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM, Vadher A. Life events occurring before and after onset of depression in a Kenyan setting–any significance? Acta Psychiatr Scand 1984; 69 (4): 327-32. PMID: 6720335 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM, Kiptong P, Odhiambo K. Feighner’s symptom profile of alcoholism in a Kenyan general hospital. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1984; 69 (5): 409-15. PMID: 6730997 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM, Vadher A. A cross-cultural comparative study of patterns of depression in a hospital-based population. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1984; 70 (1): 62-8. PMID: 6464795 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM, Vadher A. Pattern of anxiety in a cross-cultural hospital population. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1984; 70 (1): 69-72. PMID: 6464796 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM, Vadher A. Frequency and clinical significance of delusions across cultures. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1984;70 (1): 73-6. PMID: 6464797 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM, Vadher A. A cross-cultural study of the frequencies of Schneider’s first rank symptoms of schizophrenia. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1984; 70 (6): 540-4.
Ndetei DM, Vadher A. A comparative cross-cultural study of the frequencies of hallucination in schizophrenia. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1984;
Ndetei DM, Singh A. A controlled study of the clinical significance of some behavioural phenomena in the diagnosis of schizophrenia. MEDCOM – African Journal of Hospital Medicine 1984; 6: 73–5.
Ndetei DM. A study of the sexual needs and expectations in the spinal injured patients. MEDCOM – African Journal of Hospital Medicine 1984; 6: 15–7.
Ndetei DM, Singh A. A comparative study of socio-demographic characteristics of Africa schizophrenic patients admitted into Mathare Hospital. MEDCOM – African Journal of Hospital Medicine 1984; 6: 77–9.
Ndetei DM. A study of the socio- demographic aspects of spinal injured in-patients. MEDCOM – African Journal of Hospital Medicine 1983; 5: 171–3.
Ndetei DM. A study of the prevalence of psychological maladjustment in spinal injured patients. MEDCOM – African Journal of Hospital Medicine 1984; 6: 41–2.
Ndetei DM. A study of the effects of spinal injury on sexual function in the male. MEDCOM – African Journal of Hospital Medicine 1984; 6: 43–6.
Ndetei DM. Anxiety in Clinical practice – Practical and Theoretical considerations. MEDCOM – Africa Journal of Hospital Medicine 1983; 6: 113–6.
Ndetei DM, Kiptong K, Odhiambo P. A study of some drinking patterns in Kenyan medical in-patients. MEDCOM – Africa Journal of Hospital Medicine 1983; 6 (5): 85–7.
Ndetei DM, Kiptong P, Odhiambo P. The prevalence of alcoholism among in-patients at Kenyatta National Hospital. Africa Journal of Hospital Medicine 1983; 5:41–2.
Ndetei DM, Kiptong P, Odhiambo P. A controlled study of some medical aspects of alcoholism in-patients admitted in medical wards at the Kenyatta National Hospital. MEDCOM – Africa Journal of Hospital Medicine 1983; 5: 43–5.
Ndetei DM, Kiptong P, Odhiambo P. Some social-demographic aspects of alcoholism in Kenyan general medical in-patients. MEDCOM – Africa Journal of Hospital Medicine 1983; 5: 7–10.
Ndetei DM. A simple and rational approach to the diagnosis of depression by a non-psychiatrist. Medicus 1983; 2: 16-7.
Ndetei DM. (1983) Sub-acute induced cannabis psychosis – a case report. Africa Journal of Hospital Medicine 1983; 5: 185–6.
Ndetei DM, Singh A. Hallucinations in Kenyan schizophrenic patients. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1983; 67 (3): 144-7. PMID: 6858710 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM, Singh A. Schneider’s first rank symptoms of schizophrenia in Kenyan patients. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 1983; 67 (3): 148-53. PMID: 6858711 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM. Folie imposee in a Kenyan couple. Br J Psychiatry 1983; 143: 522-3. PMID: 6640226 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM, Vadher A. Types of life events associated with depression in a Kenyan setting. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1982; 66 (2): 163-8.
Ndetei DM, Vadher A. A study of some psychological factors in depressed and non-depressed subjects in a Kenyan setting. Br J of Clinical Psychol 1982; 55 (Pt 3): 235-9. PMID: 7126489 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM, Singh A. Study of delusions in Kenyan schizophrenic patients diagnosed using a set of research diagnostic criteria. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1982; 66 (3): 208-15. PMID: 7136839 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM. The practical management of sexual disorders in the Kenyan Setting. MEDICOM – African Journal of Hospital Medicine 1982; 4: 187–9.
Ndetei DM. Family/Marital problems in Kenya and the practising doctor. MEDICOM – African Journal of Hospital Medicine 1982; 4: 105–6.
Ndetei DM. Hyperkinetic Syndrome – a case report. MEDICOM – Africa Journal of Hospital Medicine 1982; 4:111–2.
Ndetei DM, Singh A.Schizophrenia with depression: causal or coexistent? Br J Psychiatry 1982; 141: 354-6. PMID: 7171911 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE
Vadher A, Ndetei DM. Life events and depression in a Kenyan setting. Br J Psychiatry 1981;139: 134-7.
Ndetei DM. Research problems of foreign students in U.K. attempting to do research. Proceedings of a symposium on research by trainee psychiatrists. Royal College of Psychiatrists In the: Psychiatric Bulletin – The Journal of Psychiatric Practice, Royal College of Psychiatrists,  U.K. (May 1981)
Ndetei DM, Vadher A. The relation between contextual and reported threat due to life events: a controlled study. Br J Psychiatry 1981; 139: 540-4.
Ndetei DM. Psychiatry in Kenya: yesterday, today and tomorrow. An overview. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1980; 62 (3): 201-11. PMID: 7457167 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM. The training needs of psychiatrists intending to work in developing countries, In: Berner P, editor. Training and Education in Psychiatry.  World Psychiatric Regional symposium in Education in Psychiatry, Madrid. Vienna, Austria; 1980.
Ndetei DM, Muhangi J. The prevalence and clinical presentation of psychiatric illness in a rural setting in Kenya. Br J Psychiatry 1979; 135: 269-72. PMID: 486853 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Ndetei DM. Psychiatric illness in a rural area in Kenya. Psychiatric Bull 1978;
Ndetei DM. Medical Services and Family Planning. In: Omboga DM, editor. Some thoughts on Population Nairobi: Afropress Ltd, Nairobi; 1975. p. 1-5.
Ndetei DM. The referral system in Health care Delivery in Kenya.  In:  World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa. The Place of Hospitals in Public Health Services and their role in African countries. Brazzaville AFR/132. PP. 92 115: WHO;1974. p. 92 115.